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The hydrogen energy dream

Automakers, industries, and governments are betting on hydrogen again. Will it work this time? This story is part of Recode by Vox’s Tech Support series, which explores solutions for our warming world. Between the battery electrics, plug-in hybrids, and radar-festooned self-driving cars on the streets here in San Francisco, the …

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Toyota and Yamaha Are Reportedly Working on a Hydrogen-Burning V8 Engine

Car or truck manufacturers’ consideration and investments in electric automobiles may spell doom for the interior combustion motor. EVs are at this time the most helpful way of acquiring carbon neutrality, so the predicament is understandable. However, some automakers, which includes Toyota and Yamaha, are wanting into alternate options to …

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Govt to support pilot projects to use green hydrogen in DRI production

Global efforts are on to cheaply produce green hydrogen, the fuel that can help countries attain their net-zero emission targets. (Photo: iStock) In February, the Centre unveiled the first part of the new green hydrogen policy, promising cheaper renewable power, fee waiver for inter-state power transmission for 25 years for …

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Hydrogen Truck Used by Gebrüder Weiss Proves its Worth

Gebrüder Weiss draws a positive result after one year / 70,000 kilometers without CO2 emissions / use of further hydrogen trucks planned for Austria and Germany After one year, the transport and logistics service provider Gebrüder Weiss awards the first hydrogen truck in its fleet a good interim report. The Hyundai XCIENT …

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Discounter Lidl opens Europe’s first logistics hub with green hydrogen vehicle fleet

Discount supermarket chain Lidl is switching the entire battery-electric vehicle fleet of a logistics hub to fuel cells powered by green hydrogen, making it the first of its kind in Europe, according to a press release. Around 100 forklifts or 80 percent of the vehicle fleet in the German retailer’s …

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Viva hydrogen station hitting Geelong

The first hydrogen station of its kind may be the first of many on Australia’s east coast Viva Energy is launching a new energies service station in Geelong that will begin a network of hydrogen refuelling stations from Geelong to Sydney and onto Brisbane. The service station is expected to …

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Infinite Blue buying WA solar in hydrogen-for-transport project

Infinite Blue buying WA solar in hydrogen-for-transport project Hydrogen tanks. Source: US Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy March 31 (Renewables Now) – Australia-based firm Infinite Blue Energy Pty Ltd will acquire an operational 10-MW solar farm in Western Australia and install at the site an electrolyser to produce …

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Victorian government backs Volgren to build two hydrogen buses

Victorian based bus manufacturer Volgren is to build its first hydrogen fuel cell electric bus at its Dandenong headquarters after receiving backing from the state government’s Renewable Hydrogen Commercialisation Pathways Fund.Volgren expects to finalise a prototype for demonstration and on-road testing for the hydrogen fuel cell bus by the middle …

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Australian hydrogen superhighway announced for Queensland, NSW and Victoria

    The tri-state initiative is aimed at significantly reducing freight emissions Snapshot Hydrogen superhighway will be a joint project between the east coast states Victoria aims to halve emissions by 2030, go net-zero by 2050 Network will initially service heavy transport only Australia’s eastern states have made a landmark …

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German Hydrogen-Station Operator Raises $120 Million for Growth

Bloomberg) — H2 Mobility Deutschland GmbH, which operates hydrogen service stations in Germany, raised 110 million euros ($120 million) to expand its network as Europe presses ahead with plans to replace fossil fuels with cleaner energy. The company plans to run 300 stations by 2030 — up from 90 currently …

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